Reverend Shanti JoAnne Lemaire, E-RYT 500, is certified in Hatha, Raja Yoga/Philosophy of Meditation, Therapeutic, and Restorative Yoga. In different venues, Reverend Shanti teaches these various branches of Yoga, with classes that are focused on the energetics of the body, mind, and soul, allowing peace, healing, and harmony to shine forth.
She was ordained as a Yoga Life Minister in 2014. She provides ecumenical services such as weddings, memorial services, and house and baby blessings.
As a child, Reverend Shanti felt a deep yearning for peace and union with the Divine. Eventually she found her hOMe with Yoga and her beloved guru, Sri Reverend Jaganath Carrera, whom she continues to actively serve, in addition to Yoga Life Society’s spiritual community and beyond.
The following quote from Reverend Shanti affirms her strong commitment to compassionately serving humanity. “The study and practices of Yoga have helped me to realize that serving others brings great peace to our own hearts as well as to those we serve, drawing us closer to God.”